Brad Lovell
June 30, 2016

Interview: 6 Time Rock-Crawling and Baja 1000 Champ Brad Lovell

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Today we're talking with Brad Lovell who is a Baja 1000 champion and BFGoodrich ambassador about his love of driving and exploring awesome places.
Dr Pepper in the Sand
June 29, 2016

Introducing a Completely New Way To Enjoy Dr Pepper!

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Have you ever looked at packaging on your favorite pop and thought, "I could do better!"? Well for those of you who love to drink Dr Pepper you have hundreds of new choices to pull from as they have launched a campaign featuring a dizzying array of new label designs for a limited time only on their 20 oz bottles. Plus, now you can create your own label and share your designs with other Pepper…
Safe Tires
June 29, 2016

Advice from Your Dad - Safe Tires Make for a Safe Ride

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. All opinions are 100% mine. Nationwide provided me with information regarding its In The Nation blog post. However, even before that, I've been intimately aware of the importance that tires play in ensuring that you have a smooth ride. As a dad, you are expected to know everything about the car, but over the…
EDC Midway
June 28, 2016

Exploring the Smirnoff House and Electric Daisy Carnival 2016

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Thanks to Smirnoff I had an amazing opportunity earlier this month. I got to go to the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas, where I was exposed to a lot of new things and perhaps most importantly discovering a new side to the brand as well as people I had previously dismissed as "those silly club kids".
Ashley River Sunset
Jun 28, 2016

Charleston South Carolina Should Be Next On Your List to Explore!

Charelston is an amazing place to visit and every time I do, I wonder why I don't live there. Over 4 million people a year vacation in Charleston, SC. It's not surprising, then, that 3 consecutive years in a row Charleston was named the number one tourist destination in the United States. By…
Jun 27, 2016

How To Create Amazing Travel Photos Using Tilt-Shift Photography

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Tilt-shift photography refers to various techniques used to create special effects in photographs. Special tilt-shift lenses from makers like Canon and Nikon can be moved (shifted) and pointed at different angles (tilted) to achieve the desired effects.
EDC Hat and Listerine Strips
Jun 27, 2016

I Survived Electric Daisy Carnival!

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Bring Out the Bold - that's the rally call for LISTERINE and so I would encourage all of you to try something new this summer. To lead by example, I did something I've wanted to do for a while but is completely outside my normal routine. I attended the Electric Daisy Carnival in Vegas. For those of…
Mountain Biking at Vail
Jun 27, 2016

Colorado "Dudeventure" Package at Vail

I seem to spend a lot of time in the desert during the summer, but this guys weekend package in Colorado's Rocky Mountains looks like a great way to cool off and have fun!
Preventing Disaster On Summer Road Trips
Jun 27, 2016

Ways to Prevent Disaster On A Summer Road Trip

So, you're getting ready explore the great American continent this summer and you have dreams of crystal clear mountain streams and long straight desert roads ahead of you. Planning "where to go" is only half the equation though. Unfortunately summer poses all sorts of challenges to consider, but…
Sonta Plug-In Hybrid Review
Jun 26, 2016

2016 Hyundai Plug-In Hybrid Review

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Yeah, I'm weird - I like to pair my travels with just the right car. So, when I set off on a road trip to Electric Daisy Carnival, I had to get something electric. Unfortunately, reality set in and the drive from San Diego to Vegas is about 330 miles, far to long to use for an EV without stopping…